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Breckenridge, Colorado

Horseback rides to the Continental Divide.

Wildflower hunting. Summer dogsledding. Sunsets from the hot tub. The reasons to love Breckenridge, Colo. seem endless. It's easy to get in sync with the laid-back atmosphere or hit the streets for a signature event - food and drink festivals, heritage celebrations (outhouse races, anyone?), family bike races, and art festivals punctuate the summer calendar.

Adventurers find solace on miles of trails through dedicated open space. Those that prefer to relax head to Main Street, where independent restaurants, boutiques and spas thrive. History buffs dive in to the stories of Breckenridge's rich past. Golfers love the scenic Rocky Mountain greens and anglers love the five nearby rivers. Come find your reason in Breckenridge, Colorado. #BreckBecause

> Attractions

Breckenridge Welcome Center » (877) 864-0868

Riverwalk Performing Arts Center » (970) 547-3100

Peak 8 Fun Park »
(970) 453-5000

Historic Walking Tours »
(800) 980-1859

Breckenridge Recreation Center »
(970) 453-1734

Summit Huts & Trails »
(970) 453-9860

Art District of Breckenridge »
(970) 547-3116

The Backstage Theatre »
(970) 453-0199

Breckenridge Ice Rinks »
(970) 547-9974

Breckenridge Golf Club »
(970) 453-9104

> 2014 Event Schedule

Independence Day Celebration » July 4
Small-town fun combines with mountain adventure each July 4 weekend in Breckenridge, Colo. On Independence Day, the party kicks off with a 10K trail run, followed by the Firecracker 50 mountain bike race leads and the Main Street parade. Arts festivals, family activities, live music, a performance by the National Repertory Orchestra and an extraordinary fireworks display close out the weekend.

Breck Bike Week
» August 20-24
Cyclists unite each August for the free Breck Bike Week, showcasing the destination's diverse cycling community with demos, guided group rides, nutrition, fitness and open space lectures; children's races, Tour de France viewing parties and more. Visit for dates, vendors and events!

USA Pro Cycling Challenge
» August 22
The USA Pro Cycling Challenge returns to Colorado, with a Friday, Aug. 22 finish in Breckenridge. Also that month, Breck Bike Week (exact dates TBD) unites all styles of cyclists for bike-themed bliss: mountain and road bike demos, guided group rides, clinics and trail-building intros are just a taste. And the Breck Epic (Aug. 10-15) brings world-class endurance mountain bikers for a six-day stage race through Breckenridge's backcountry.

Labor Day Weekend
» August 30 - September 1
Bid farewell to summer with the challenge of a mountain trail run or the fun of a fundraiser rubber duck race. Sidewalk Sale Days lets gear junkies get great prices on summer favorites and the Great Divide Arts Festival features more than 100 artists.

20th Annual Breckenridge Oktoberfest
» September 12-14
Going strong for twenty years, Breck's Oktoberfest brings a weekend of parties, German cuisine and plenty of Paulaner beer. It's one of the largest Oktoberfests in the Rocky Mountain region and offers collectible steins imported from Germany. The weekend is a mix of traditional (with Munich's Paulaner, one of the six breweries who provide beer for the German festival) and local flavor (with Breckenridge Brewery providing local brews).

Breckenridge Festival of Film
» September 18-21
Going strong for more than 30 years, the Breckenridge Festival of Film highlights the art and craft of filmmaking. In addition to dramas and comedies, the fest last year introduced a new Adventure Reel, featuring outdoor-inspired films with a variety of run times.

Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival
» October 24-26
Craft distillers each year gather in Breckenridge for the Craft Spirits Festival, which features a grand tasting, restaurant specials, a downtown pub crawl and historic saloon tours. Born of Colorado's - and the nation's - rapidly-growing artisan spirits industry, the Breckenridge fest is the first of its kind in Colorado and last year added a new judging format to highlight tip distillers and products.

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